Denise Paglinawan, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:07PM EDT Free COVID-19 testing for children and staff could help keep Ontario camps open this summer while the pandemic drags on, organizers say. Day camps in Ontario were allowed to open with COVID-19 restrictions last year, while overnight camps
Organizers of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair say they are planning to move forward with an in-person event this November after moving the festivities online due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year. In a news release, organizers said the board of directors for the fair voted unanimously in favour of
Hamilton police have charged the organizers of two anti-mask events that were attended by dozens of people in contravention of the provincial lockdown rules. Police say that the “Hugs Over Masks” events took place in the area of Bay Street South and Main Street West on Jan. 3 and Jan.
Montreal has been having its quietest summer in recent memory, as COVID-19 put an end to a world-renowned festival circuit celebrating everything from jazz to circus arts. While many events have moved online, the Quebec government’s decision this week to once again OK festivals — with a new 250-person limit
Toronto’s annual BuskerFest event will not be going ahead in September this year due to “uncertainty” surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, which is organized by Epilepsy Toronto, was supposed to take place in Woodbine Park between Sept. 4 and 7. Beaches-East York Coun. Brad Bradford said cancelling this year’s
Organizers of Canadian Music Week say they are “abandoning efforts” to move forward with the festival and conference, which had been previously rescheduled for September. The annual event, which was initially scheduled to take place from May 19 to May 23, was supposed to go ahead on September 9 at
For the second day in a row, a rally was held in support of tenants of 235 Gosford Boulevard, who became displaced following last month’s five-alarm fire. Dozens gathered outside the building on Sunday to voice their frustrations about the underwhelming effort by the landlord, Ronkay Management. Rally organizers made
OTTAWA — The first 4-20 demonstration on Parliament Hill since marijuana became legal is expected to draw an even larger crowd than usual. Several thousand people normally set up shop on the Hill to smoke marijuana and highlight cannabis culture but organizers of this year’s event expect many more